Block play offers a rich opportunity for early math and science learning and the development of social, emotional, language, motor and cognitive skills. Kaplan offers a variety of unit blocks, hollow blocks, foam blocks, and cardboard blocks.
Our superior-quality blocks are precision made from hardwood with sanded smooth beveled edges. A total of 28 shapes are precisely dimensioned so the blocks are easy to stack. Each set comes with a lifetime guarantee.
3 years & up. Wooden self-standing figures with diverse backgrounds and careers. Includes men and women in nontraditional roles. Great with blocks, role playing, and teaching children about communities and careers. Figures are printed on both sides, showing the front and back. Tallest figure stands 5 1/2" tall. Set of 30.
3 years & up. Miniature in design but big on construction possibilities! These eco-friendly, textured wooden table bricks come in assorted sizes, shapes and in two colors: natural and red brick. The mini bricks are 1/8 the scale of standard unit blocks. Largest block measures 5 1/2"L x 1 1/2"W.
3 years & up. A fantastic building activity that helps children develop a sense of geometry and spatial awareness, as well as hand-eye coordination. The distinct angle of the bamboo pieces create endless possibilities for making exciting shapes and structures. Play with it as a game or construction activity. Includes 24 angular bamboo rings and an activity guide.
3 years & up. Bright, cool and natural pine building boards require no glue, snaps, connectors or small parts to put together. This open ended block has endless building possibilities. A combination of natural, blue, turquoise, green, pink, orange, red and yellow boards.
3 years & up. A classic wood toy with solid pine logs in red, yellow & natural; green roof planks & red gables. 250 pieces in heavy-duty canvas bag for storage. This set comes complete with instructions to build a log cabin, barnyard and tree house all at the same time!
3 years & up. Young future farmers will enjoy down on the farm?fun with this fully assembled, wooden barn. Two-story barn is stocked with seven realistic plastic farm animals, a wooden ladder and a folding corral. Chunky handles let you take this little bit of 'country' wherever you go. Foldable wooden barn comes complete with seven farm animals, folding corral and ladder. 13 1/2"L x 10 1/2"W x 7"D.
Inspire future architects, build imaginations and develop problem solving skills as children try their skills on creating some of the worlds most interesting structures with blocks. The laminated posters are durable enough to be placed on the floor with the blocks or on the wall for inspiration. Columns, arches, angles and curves are clearly shown in this set of 10 (11 1/2" x 17") double-sided posters.
2 years & up. This set of smooth, hardwood blocks has red, blue, green and yellow plexiglass inserts that will make play time a more colorful experience. The shapes include squares, rectangles, triangles and half-circles that will be sure to compliment and add nice accents with any other wood block sets you may own.
2 years & up. Durable plywood construction, bold colors with natural accents and rubber, non-skid tires will make these vehicles a favorite in the classroom. Bus measures 7"L x 5 3/4"H x 9 1/2"W. Set of 6 wooden vehicles.
2 years & up. Add a new dimension to manipulative play. Simply clip the edges together to create an unlimited array of constructions. Build people, buildings, animals and more. Translucent plastic panels with inset details in five beautiful colors. Enhance the designs by creating them on top of a light table. 96 piece set.
3 years & up. Stimulate children's learning in the block center by integrating dinosaurs that are made with unit blocks. Mix and match interchangeable body parts to make your own unique dinosaur. Set includes 5 dinosaurs. Unit blocks sold separately.
4 years & up. This highly detailed set of 10 diecast safety vehicles will inspire community awareness and are perfectly sized for little hands to hold. Each vehicle is 3 inches long. Set includes a helicopter, ambulance, ladder truck, and wrecker.
3 years & up. Young builders can explore community life with this set of 65 blocks. Roof tops, trees, people and assorted round and square blocks are all the elements they need to create their own unique city. Blocks are made from eco-friendly rubberwood and stained with low VOC aniline dyes.
3 years & up. A fantastic collection of realistic pretend bricks, blocks and rocks! Weather-proof and lightweight, these unique foam builders stack easily for endless creative building projects. Cinder Blocks set includes 20 pieces, Rock Wall Builder set contains 25 pieces, Brick Builder set contains 25 pieces, and the Ice Brick Builder set contains 25 pieces.
3 years & up. Create city life with natural finished hardwood blocks that stack to make high-rise buildings. Add trees, bushes and people to bring the city to life. Includes 24 blocks, 6 people, 2 bushes and 4 trees.
3 years & up. A variety of careers are represented in this 12 figure wooden play set. People of all ages, both genders, and multiple ethnicities can be put in the perfectly sized wooden bus to head off to their work place. Also includes a covered bus stop.
3 years & up. A variety of vinyl farm animals found on the farm, great for pretend play! 12-piece set includes two Bantam Hens, Chicken, Piglet, Pig, Tabby Cat, Holstein Calf, Holstein Cow, Clydesdale Foal, Clydesdale Mare, Pygmy Nanny Goat, and a Donkey Foal. The horse is the largest animal and measures 5 1/2"L x 4"H.
4 years & up. Create mechanical structures of varying complexity with multiple pieces including platelets, pins, shafts, screws, nuts, and various wheel sizes. Ideal for hands-on STEM and engineering exploration. Includes 106 pieces and 6 model guides.
3 years & up. Develop fine and gross motor skills, patterning, shape recognition while building. Make large structures, towers, play houses and more. Made from durable, non-toxic materials. Panels and windows measure 9" x 9" each. Inspired by the colors of earth, the set includes 11 solid panels in in sky blue, forest green, sand, brown and slate colors with 8 white windows, and STEM activity guide.